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Human Services

Phone: 913-715-8800

11811 S. Sunset Drive, Suite 3100, Olathe, KS 66061

Health Service Organization

Health information and support.    

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Also see Health Care Services,  Hospitals and Health Clinics,
and  www.medhelp.org a non-profit resource helping patients
find high-quality medical information.

Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Kansas City
Mollie Tivol Resource Center
3846 W. 75th St.
Prairie Village, KS 66208
831-3888, 24-hour Helpline 800-272-3900
www.alz.org/kansascity

American Cancer Society
1100 Pennsylvania Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64105
816-842-7111
www.cancer.org

American Diabetes Association
10580 Barkley Suite 400
Overland Park, KS, 66212
383-8210, 800-DIABETES (342-2383)
www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association
of Greater Kansas City

6800 W. 93rd St.
Overland Park, KS 66212
652-1913, 800-242-8721
www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association of Kansas
6701 W 64th Street - Suite 110
Cloverleaf Office Park Building #5
Overland Park, KS 66202
912-7190, 800-586-4872
www.breathehealthy.org

American Stroke Foundation
5916 Dearborn St., Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
649-1776
(Post-rehabilitative wellness services and
support services to stroke survivors and families.)
www.americanstroke.org

Arthritis Foundation of
Western Missouri and Greater Kansas City

1900 West 75th Street, Suite 200
Prairie Village, KS 66208
262-2233, 888-719-5670
www.arthritis.org

Brain Injury Association of Kansas
and Greater Kansas City

6405 Metcalf Avenue , Suite 302
Overland Park, KS 66202
754-8883, 800-444-6443
www.biaks.org 
(Information, resources, and support groups
for survivors of brain injury and their families.
Brain injury prevention, research, education, advocacy.)

Cancer Action, Inc.
10520 Barkley St., Suite 100
Overland Park, KS 66212
642-8885
www.canceractionkc.org

Cancer Information Service
National Cancer Institute

800-(4 CANCER) 422-6237
http://www.cancer.gov/

Center for Practical Bioethics
Harzfeld Building
1111 Main Street, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64105-2116
816-221-1100, 800-344-3829
www.practicalbioethics.org  
(Information about ethical issues in healthcare
and making end-of-life decisions.)

Central Plains Geriatric Education Center
Landon Center on Aging

University of Kansas Medical Center
3599 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
588-1203
http://coa.kumc.edu/gec/links.htm 
(Part of a national network of 47 Geriatric Education Centers)

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Cerebral Palsy Resource Information

United Cerebral Palsy Association
3100 Broadway, Suite 330
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-531-4454
www.ucpkc.org
(Services & support group for individuals
with cerebral palsy & developmental disabilities;
information, recreation, housing, case management.)

Other Cerebral Palsy Information:

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Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
800-783-8006, 800-932-2423 (national)
www.ccfa.org 
Also see a comprehensive overview at:
http://www.healthline.com/health/crohns-disease

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Heart of America Chapter
6930 Squibb Road, Suite 310
Mission, KS 66202
384-8997, 800-(FIGHT CF) 344-4823
www.cff.org

Epilepsy Foundation—Heart of America
6700 Troost Ave. Suite 316
Kansas City, MO 64131
816-444-2800, 800-972-5163
www.efha.org 

Eye Care America
877-887-6327
www.eyecareamerica.com
(Free eye care for qualifying individuals.)

Fibromyalgia Coalition International
5201 Johnson Dr., Suite 210
Mission, KS 66205-2920
384-4673
www.fibrocoalition.org

Huntington’s Disease Society of America
Kansas Contact: University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
588-6983, 800-345-4372
www.hdsa.org

International Essential Tremor Foundation
PO Box 14005
Lenexa, KS 66285-4005
341-3880, 888-387-3667
www.essentialtremor.org

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
6811 W. 63rd St., Suite 202
Shawnee Mission, KS 66202
262-1515, 800-256-1075
www.lls.org

Mental Health Association of the Heartland
739 Minnesota Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66101
281-2221
www.mhah.org

Mental Health Compasionate Ear Helpline
281-2251

Midwest Transplant Network
1900 W. 47th Place, Suite 400
Westwood, KS 66205
262-1668
www.mwtn.org

Muscular Dystrophy Association
3 Corporate Woods
8700 Indian Creek Parkway # 340
Overland Park, KS 66210
451-3230
www.mdausa.org

Myasthenia Gravis Association
6700 Troost, Suite 502
Kansas City, MO 64131
816-256-4100
www.mgakc.org

National Kidney Foundation
6405 Metcalf Ave., Suite 204
Overland Park, KS 66202
262-1551, 800-596-7943
www.kidneyksmo.org

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
(Mid-America Chapter)

7611 State Line Road, Ste.100
Kansas City, MO 64114
432-3926, 800-344-4867
www.nationalmssociety.org/KSG/home

Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland
8900 State Line Road, Ste. 320
Leawood, KS 66206
341-8828
www.parkinsonheartland.org

Professional Networking/Education Groups:

- Metropolitan Senior Resources
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month.
http://kcsenior.webs.com/
Contact Brian Walton
bwalton@assistedmovingkc.com

- Professionals in Aging South
Meets the 4th Thursday of every month.

- Senior Awareness
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Diana Bradley 913-237-3756
Claire Jones 913-710-0641